Acting Tips

Tips and Advice from Backstage
For over 50 years, Backstage has been the most trusted place in the US for actors to find news, advice, and casting information.
  • Does promoting yourself as an actor feel like your least favorite thing to do? It’s common to feel like acting and marketing yourself are diametrically opposed and completely incompatible. You might even think it’s gross to market yourself, like you’re “selling ...
  • Fall season is here and we’ve gathered a variety of new classes for you to try, performances to be inspired by, and auditions to pencil in on your calendar. Enjoy your week of dance! PERFORMANCES Twyla Tharp Dance will be ...
  • Do you remember “The Hangover Part II”? It’s not exactly a classic like “Casablanca” or “Citizen Kane,” but every agent in town knows that film because of the litigation that took place after it was released. And that lawsuit was ...
  • Q: I’m just getting started in VO. What are respectable sources for creating audio reels if you have no work to reference? I have musical theater recordings, song and lyric demos, and acoustic recordings, but I suspect that won’t be ...
Tips from Brian Timoney Actors’ Studio
Brian Timoney Actors’ Studio specialise in transforming individuals with little or no acting experience into professional actors. We cater specifically for people who seek to transition from their 9 to 5 jobs into the acting industry.
  • The ability to take an impulse is an essential skill that an actor has to develop. On this podcast we discuss how it happens and how to follow your impulses. The post Episode 85: Physical Impulse appeared first on Brian ...
  • Can we learn from the great artists of the past and use it in acting? That’s the subject of this podcast, The post Episode 84: Learning From Past Masters appeared first on Brian Timoney Acting:.
  • The Godfather Of Method Acting has hung up his acting boots. We look at his work and what we can learn from him. The post Episode 83: Daniel Day-Lewis Retires appeared first on Brian Timoney Acting:.
  • Many Hollywood actors have gone to rehab. On this podcast we discuss why and does it affect an actors career? The post Episode 82: Rehab For Actors appeared first on Brian Timoney Acting:.
By Brian Timoney, one of the world’s leading method acting coaches.